Our Associates

We are expert Health Care consultants specializing in serving the needs of Health Systems that have chosen Cerner Millennium®. We all come from different backgrounds including HIT Vendors, Health Systems and other health care consulting firms. We all share a passion for healthcare and its mission. Many of us have clinical designations (More than 60%) and many are IT professionals that have become healthcare experts through doing the “Hands-On” work with our customers.

We are very proud of everyone at HPG and are proud to introduce you to a few of our experts:

Meet…George Saghbene

Meet…George Saghbene

George is a Certified Pharmacy Technician with nearly a decade of Cerner Millennium® experience.  His strong assessment skills targeting the critical areas of patient safety and efficiency combined with his expert knowledge of front and back end tools facilitate a thorough understanding of the system and ramifications of decisions limiting post design surprises.

Meet…Jacqui Pada

Meet…Jacqui Pada

Jacqui has 17 years experience as a Registered Nurse and 14 years as a Cerner Millennium® expert. Skilled in all facets of leadership, implementation and support of Cerner Millennium® deployment; she brings a “real world”, practical approach to customer engagements and is an enabler of cross department/organization communication.

Meet…Maria Negrete

Meet…Maria Negrete

Maria is a results driven HIT professional with 12 years experience as a Cerner Millennium® expert. With the ability to be highly leveraged across multiple areas including design, build, support and project management; Maria is an asset to any project or team.

Meet…Russ Sluiter

Meet…Russ Sluiter

Russ has over 25 years previous clinical and HIT experience that includes work as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist and experience in Cerner Laboratory Information Service management.  Russ is a Clinical Technology professional with expertise in design, build, implementation and management of Cerner Millennium® PathNet® applications.

Meet…Annie McElwain

Meet…Annie McElwain

Annie is a Certified Pharmacy Technician with several years of Cerner Millennium experience.  She’s a “team player” who understands the importance of not only getting the job done, but doing it in the most effective beneficial manner.

Meet…Pam Schaffner

Meet…Pam Schaffner

Pam is a Radiology and HIT professional with 12 Years Clinical Radiology and 14 Years of Millennium experience.

An expert in CORE, Results, Security, PowerChart®, Enterprise Scheduling, RadNet®, Charge Services, Foreign System Interfaces, ICD-10… A strong team member – no job is too big or too small… Simply put – “Her customers love her”.

Meet…Matt Butler

Meet…Matt Butler

Matt is an HIT professional with 17 years’ experience, including 16 years with Millennium. An expert in Discern Explorer® (CCL) (Extracts, Audits, Smart Templates, Custom Reports, Custom InBox Messaging, Database Updates, Knowledge Transfer/Training), Discern Expert® (Rules) (Advanced rules, Training), MPages® - Standard/Custom, PowerOrders®, PowerForms, Clinical Documentation, PharmNet®, PowerChart®, Core, Event Set Hierarchy…“A treasured asset on any customer project”.

Meet…Danny Ramos

Meet…Danny Ramos

Danny is a Registered Nurse with 17 Years Clinical Practice and 13 Years of Millennium experience. An expert in PowerPlans™, CareSets, CPOE, PowerOrders®, Order Sentences, Integration Testing, Nursing Design/Workflow,  Ancillary Design/Workflow, PowerForms,  Clinical Documentation, Tasks/Task List, Meds Integration… Brings together years of systems and clinical “hands on” experience and has a great talent at helping teams succeed.